Opportunities abound in health care sector, but some design firms express caution heading into a presidential election year
Southeast design firms are making the most of an improving market for their services, but some are voicing a sense of caution, with one factor cited being the uncertainty that is historically associated with a presidential election year.
A devotion to energy savings and respect as a ‘trusted advisor’ characterize ENR Southeast’s Design Firm of the Year
In 2009, the construction and engineering industry was in a freefall, yet Kim Shinn, the chief sustainability consultant with TLC Engineering for Architecture, was focused on a much smaller problem: How to give a presentation that wouldn’t put his audience to sleep.
Site conditions at 22,000-acre site are challenging contractors
With wind turbine projects in 18 states, renewable energy developer Iberdrola has experienced a wide spectrum of site conditions, but those at its $400-million, 208-MW Amazon Wind Farm US East project are unlike anything the firm has ever encountered.
Vogtle nuclear expansion project’s contractors plan to increase the number of workers to make up lost time
The new contractors at Plant Vogtle, the nuclear powerplant project where completion cost estimates have ballooned to $16 billion, know that the eyes of the world’s construction and engineering industry, not to mention Georgia Power ratepayers, are upon them.
Officially commemorating the 130th day under a new contracting team that is leading the $16-billion Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project, top leaders with Georgia Power and its contractors on May 3 used the milestone to assure craft workers of their commitment to future construction gains.